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Employee Empowerment—How It’s Done and Why You Should Care

Vitalyst

In a 1999 California Management Review article, Peter Drucker—who is widely regarded as the “father of modern management”—stated that the most important contribution management will need to make in the 21st century will be increasing the productivity of knowledge workers. For that, he argued, organizations must view and treat knowledge workers as “assets” rather than “costs.” Consider the current work environment for the average employee.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

What I wrote more about in 2010 than past years: Text-to-Speech (8) OCW (3) SharePoint (8) eLearning Strategy (16) eLearning Tools (34) Corporate eLearning (18) Knowledge Worker (8) Authoring Tools (8) Voice (15) Knowledge Work (4) Captivate (11) Adobe Captivate (6) Enterprise 2.0 (6) Over the past few years, I spend part of December going back through my blog to recap a bit of what some of the key things I’ve learned over the course of the year.

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Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

It’s always fun at the end of the year to go back and take a look at what you’ve been working on, what you’ve learned during the year. In June 2008, Work Literacy Launched. I’m convinced that we are all struggling to have our Work Skills Keep Up. Each of these allowed me to fast forward my learning and share knowledge effectively. And it can turn into great things like: Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank. Work Event?

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Why You Should Embrace The Gig Economy For Strategic Advantage

EI Design

Embrace the gig economy work structure for a strategic advantage over out-dated workflow practices. But managers and HR departments tend to operate from a perspective of fear, convinced that employees can only complete work if they’re supervised in an office. Increased Innovation.

Work Skills Keeping Up?

Tony Karrer

In New Work and New Work Skills , I discuss the fact that most of us have not participated in formal learning since college on foundational knowledge work skills - especially metacognitive skills. A lot of people who are concept workers use Google every day and have no idea that the ~ operator even exists. Tilde Effect - gap between available tools and methods and the average capabilities of concept workers due to the ad hoc nature of work skills acquisition.

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent. Join us on this exciting journey as we engage with thought leaders and learning innovators to see what the future of our industry looks like. fuelled by the enormous possibilities thrown open by emerging technologies? Factors such as changing organisational structures and evolving work practices are important drivers. One global technology company refers to their learning model as the ‘Three Es’.

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent. Join us on this exciting journey as we engage with thought leaders and learning innovators to see what the future of our industry looks like. fuelled by the enormous possibilities thrown open by emerging technologies? Factors such as changing organisational structures and evolving work practices are important drivers. One global technology company refers to their learning model as the ‘Three Es’.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 12/29/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

I also had a chat a few days ago with a Wall Street Journal reporter who is researching an article on knowledge worker productivity. I said yes, and mouthed the old Peter Drucker chestnut that "making knowledge work productive is the greatest economic challenge of this century." The Internet Is Broken - Technology Review. The Net's basic flaws cost firms billions, impede innovation, and threaten national security. Was Drucker Wrong? - Tom Davenport.

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2008 in retrospect

Jay Cross

Next year, I intend to start making the world a better place, and that’s going to take more oomph, focus, and work with others. Time to Change Centuries appears in Inside Learning Technologies. Keynoted Learning Technologies 2008 in London. Lead workshop: Innovation University at Eaton. Knowledge workers have replaced factory workers. Shareholders owned the factories, but workers own their minds.

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